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Glenshane Extreme Blizzard - March 30th

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« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2010, 01:48:45 pm »

WOW! That was a fantastic read Martin. 10/10 for trying to convey the atmosphere & the constantly changing feeling from elation to panic. So glad that you managed to control the car before it smacked into the gritter! Also full credit for a collection of superb shots/videos to illustrate the text. Almost gave me goosebumps just looking at them. My favourite has to be the eighth shot (if I've counted correctly) down on page 2 of the hilly background and winding road. The shots following it with the contrasting pink background clouds also look spectacular.

Thanks for sharing. Dare I ask how long it must have taken to put that report together? A superb read for sure!
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« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2010, 06:50:17 pm »

Thanks very much Andy for your kind words and for taking the time to read the account, It took me 2-3 days to do and I got round to completing it at 04.30 this morning, so that's why I need to go back over it and correct spelling mistakes, my eyes and brain had enough at that time of the morning lol.

I went for a 3 mile walk around Glenshane forest today with my Dad, it was exhausting in the snow, it almost put me to bed early. The snowdrifts are 4ft deep or more in places after days melting in the Sun, there are dozens of trees flattened and laying across the trek where we walked, some of the trees were snapped clean in half like twigs, one was +60ft long, it looks like a serious event had taken place there. Other trees moaned leaning on their neighbours ready to fall on unsu